Will consist of 50 questions, divided into two rounds
Will take place in separate Zoom Meetings for each level
Each team will be placed into a breakout room with a monitor and their
teammates where they can freely discuss their answers
Students will hear questions read by native Japanese and English speakers and
shown a PowerPoint, just like the live competition
team captain will input their team’s answers into the Google Form provided and
preliminary rounds will take place consecutively, and not at the same time.
While students are waiting for their preliminary round to take place, the main
room will feature university presentations, culture workshops, raffle quizzes,
and opportunities for students to meet each other from across the country! A
more detailed schedule of events is forthcoming.
Will consist of individual questions and toss-up questions. There will be no
Each student will be given an expression from the “Expressive Japanese” lists
in the Study Guide and asked to make sentence to demonstrate their understanding
of its meaning
panel of native Japanese speakers will determine whether the student has
clearly and accurately communicated their sentence in Japanese.
Each question is worth 5 points.
Will consist of 20 questions, plus two bonus questions
Each question is worth 5 points
Students will buzz-in using buzzin.live on their cellphone
student can buzz in to answer a question. The proctor will call on the first
student to ring in and ask them to answer the question. Answers given prior to
being called on will not be accepted.
they are incorrect, the proctor will call on the next student to ring in.
the student buzzes in before the proctor finishes reading the question, the
proctor will stop reading. If the student who rang in early is incorrect, their
team will be penalized 5 points.
there is a tie, the two teams will be asked a series of toss-up questions, and
the first team to answer two questions correctly wins.